Custodian Head Start; 5430-705-N

16106 89th Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432, USA Req #1881
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
For over 117 years, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has been providing quality social services to the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens, and currently offers 160-plus programs and services for children, youth, adults, seniors, and those struggling with mental illness. 
Our Early Childhood Development Centers provide free Early Head Start and Head Start services to low-income families. Head Start provides services to children age 3 to 5 years old. Through the Montessori approach, the center ensures children are ready for school by providing a variety of developmentally appropriate activities that promote cognitive, social, emotional, language-literacy and physical development.
The Head Start (HS) Assistant Teacher will assist the Teacher to plan and execute age and developmentally appropriate activities reflecting the Montessori curriculum. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assist the Teacher to maintain the written documentation/reports in order to meet compliance standards of CCNS, ACS, DOH, CACFP, and other overseeing agencies relevant to NYFD; help to facilitate parent involvement in all aspects of the program and promote positive growth and professional development. The candidate will adhere to policies and procedures established by CCNS, ACS, DOH, DOE, and CACFP and comply with procedural norms and standards of attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality relevant to HIPPA.
 Ensures a learning environment based on the Montessori approach that helps the children develop, physically, emotionally, socially, cognitively, and creatively. 
 Complete written observations, progress reports, outcomes reporting, CROWD, and other documents relevant to the tracking of children’s progress.
 Establishes and maintains positive relationships with parents/families via open communications, training and other developmental activities.
 Performs other duties as assigned.
 Minimum of a 30 college credits required.
 Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or 60 credits including 24 credits in Education preferred; or BA or Bachelors degree with 24 credits in education preferred.  
 CDA preferred.  
 2 years of teaching experience in a preschool classroom preferred. 
 If not already obtained CDA or 24 credits in Education or Early Childhood Education, must commit to complete CDC training program within the first year of hire.
 Montessori trained or must commit to enroll in the Agency’s Montessori training program within the first year of hire and complete the training as required.
 Bilingual Spanish/English; Russian/English; Chinese/English; Korean/English; English/Creole speaking preferred.
 Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds
 Able to travel to multiple locations within the five boroughs as needed.
We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including:
 Generous time off (Vacation/ Personal Days/ Sick Days/ Paid Holidays annually)
 Retirement Savings with Agency Match
 Flexible Spending Account 
 Life insurance
 Public Loan Forgiveness Qualified Employer 
 Training Series and other additional voluntary benefits.

For more information on our organization, please visit our website at: EOE/AA.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.12
  • Max Hiring Rate $16.12
  • Required Education High School
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  • 16106 89th Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432, USA